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Tag: local and handmade

Review and Giveaway: No Clasp Hoop Earrings (closed)

I was recently contacted by April Williams of Eluna Jewelry Deigns to do a review of her hoop earrings. It has been a long time since I have blogged about product reviews and I love to help out fellow Etsyers, so I jumped at the opportunity. When I first opened April’s e-mail I saw basic…

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Craft Fairs: Setting Up My Outdoor Booth

After a year of collecting the necessary parts, I finally set up my outdoor booth. On a very hot day in March, I spent a day in pursuit of a booth picture. My hubby and I spent the afternoon pulling out my tent, grid panels, “S” hooks, tables, decor, and of course, artwork. I loved watching all…

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Visual Journal Page 10: My Hands

It was a normal afternoon. I was in my car, on my daily commute home, half listening to NPR, half day dreaming, trying to keep my mind off of the building traffic. Suddenly, something caught my attention on the radio. A story was being covered about an artist who was punished for drawing a political cartoon….

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17th Annual Wesleyan Artist Market

For the third year, I am participating in the annual Wesleyan Artist Market, in Peachtree Corner’s, GA. They are celebrating their 17th year, with tons of artists, a children’s activity area, live performances, food trucks, and amazing local and handmade products. One of my favorite things about the Artist Market is a portion of the…

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2015 Whimsical Wares Spring Show

  After a very successful show with Whimsical Wares this past November, I decided to team up with them again and participate in their spring show. Debbie And Helaine have worked endless hours to find artists who offer interesting arts, crafts, jewelry, and other unique gifts. This show is just in time for Mother’s Day…

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Crafted Westside Holiday Pop Up Shop

With three arts and crafts festivals, a donation to a benefit, my artwork at Crafted Westside full time, and my actual full time job, teaching, I decided I didn’t have enough to do in the month of November. To help alleviate my boredom, and I think in a moment of madness on my part, I…

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